Special Events

Special Events play a major role in our fundraising efforts. For more information about any of our Special Events, please contact Virginia Pitman, Director of Special Events, at 212-218-0474 or vpitman@lenoxhill.org.

For information on other ways to support Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, please visit our Donate page.


Past Events

2016 Fall Associates Benefit
November 3, 2016

The 2016 Fall Associates Benefit took place on Thursday, November 3, 2016. We were thrilled to honor Kathy and Othon Prounis. As co-chairs of the Associates Committee for many years, Kathy and Othon have contributed immeasurably to the success of our fundraising efforts and the expansion of our donor base. In addition, Kathy has played numerous leadership roles for our Fall and Spring benefits and Othon serves as a member the Neighborhood House Board of Directors. This year's Benefit was a tremendous success, raising over $250,000 for Neighborhood House programs. Thank you to the outstanding supporters who made this event possible, including Chairs Emily and Richard Leonard, Kamie and Richard Lightburn, Lacary Sharpe, Christopher Spitzmiller, Margot and Randy Takian and Julia and Ted Weld.

2016 ARTHUR L. LOEB CUP BRIDGE TOURNAMENT
SEPTEMBER 27, 2016

Nearly 200 bridge players visited the Neighborhood House on September 27th for the sixth annual Arthur L. Loeb Cup Bridge Tournament, raising funds that go directly toward Neighborhood House programs. The tournament was chaired by Board Member Amie James and directed by Vice Chair Cordelia Menges.

View scores from the 2016 Tournament here.

2016 Spring gala: a century of design
April 13, 2016

Martin and Audrey Gruss

The 2016 Spring Gala took place on April 13, 2016 at Cipriani 42nd Street. This year's Gala honored Lenox Hill Neighborhood House Board member and renowned philanthropist Audrey Gruss for her tireless work on behalf of New Yorkers in need.

Thank you to Fashion Sponsor Michael Kors for their generous support of the Spring Gala.

2015 fall associates benefit
november 4, 2015

The 2015 Fall Associates Benefit took place on Wednesday, November 4, 2015. We were thrilled to honor Christopher Spitzmiller. Christopher has been a Chair of the Associates Committee for many years and is a member of the Neighborhood House Board of Directors. He has also served as Design Committee Chair at the Spring Gala, working tirelessly to develop the relationships with leading designers that make the Gala so special and creating stunning tabletops himself. We are so pleased to honor Christopher for his outstanding contributions to the Neighborhood House and our community. 

2015 Arthur L. Loeb Cup Bridge Tournament
october 20, 2015

We welcomed nearly 200 bridge players to the Neighborhood House on October 20th for the fifth annual Arthur L. Loeb Cup Bridge Tournament, raising $85,000 that goes directly toward Neighborhood House programs. Chaired by Board Member Amie James, the Tournament was directed by Vice Chair Cordelia Menges, who ran three full sections of duplicate bridge. Judi Radin, Tournament Vice Chair and world champion bridge player, worked with members of the Benefit Committee to organize a team of Bridge Professionals who generously donated their time. This year's Tournament also featured hand records and an analysis following play by Bridge Professional Jeff Bayone.

View the scores from the 2015 Arthur L. Loeb Cup Bridge Tournament here.

2015 Spring Gala
april 15, 2015

Lenox Hill Neighborhood hosted our annual Spring Gala, "Garden of Eden," on April 15 at Cipriani 42nd Street, raising $1,100,000 for our vital programs and honoring Board Treasurer Juan Sabater for his years of commitment to the Neighborhood House and New Yorkers in need. The Gala featured 50 tabletops individually decorated by leading designers, a fun photo booth and a mariachi band welcoming guests throughout the cocktail hour. A special thanks to our tremendous Leadership Committee, Design Committee and Board of Directors for making this evening such a success for the Neighborhood House!

2014 Fall Associates Benefit
november 20, 2014

Our annual Fall Associates Benefit took place on Thursday, November 20th with cocktails at Michael Kors followed by dinner and dancing at the Racquet & Tennis Club. The 2014 Benefit honored Kamie Lightburn for for her years of commitment to the Neighborhood House and tireless work on behalf of New Yorkers in need. Vital funds raised at the Benefit for the Neighborhood House will have a direct and immediate impact on thousands of clients. The evening was co-chaired by Emily and Richard Leonard, Kathy and Othon Prounis, Lacary Sharpe, Christopher Spitzmiller, Kristen and Michael Swenson and Margot and Randy Takian.


To see more press coverage from our past events, visit the Neighborhood House in the News